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Report: Jaylen Morris signs two-year deal with Hawks

Morris showed enough before his injury to nail down a deal that could keep him with the team next season. Per a report from the AJC’s Michael Cunningham, Jaylen Morris and the Atlanta Hawks have put ink to paper on a deal to keep Morris with the team past his second 10-day contract: Morris hasn’t played since March 11, when he suffered an ankle sprain against the Chicago Bulls that...
Via Peachtree Hoops
6 hours ago

Ex-Hawks employee files lawsuit claiming discrimination for being a female, white

A former Atlanta Hawks employee, Margo Kline, took to the courts on Friday to sue the organization for discrimination. The suit itself claims that the Hawks and external affairs director David Lee discriminated against white workers, primarily female white workers.Here’s some information from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution pertaining to the suit.“Kline alleges that Lee was dismissive...
Via Sportsnaut
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Atlanta Hawks employee suing team for discrimination against white people

The plaintiff is alleging that the Hawks fired her for complaining about her allegations of mistreatment
Via CBSSports.com
12 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks ping-pong chronicles: March 21

For the final stretch of games this season, Peachtree Hoops will be covering Atlanta’s daily changes in draft position along with keeping tabs on the teams that owe the Hawks 2018 draft picks. For the Atlanta Hawks, these final 11 games of the 2018 season are pivotal in the determination of the 2018 NBA Draft positioning. Coming down the stretch and into the draft lottery, Peachtree...
Via Peachtree Hoops
14 hours ago

Hawks sued for discrimination against whites

A former Atlanta Hawks employee is accusing the professional basketball club of discriminating against white people and firing her after she complained.
16 hours ago

Schröder, Hawks halt Jazz at nine straight wins

Losing to the Atlanta Hawks this season isn’t something teams want to do. But on Tuesday night, it would take a career performance from Dennis Schröder (41 points) to upend the Utah Jazz. And in doing so, end their win streak at 9 games.As it stands, the Hawks are the worst team out East. But they are just third-worst in the league as the hunt for the top pick continues. As for the...
Via The Sports Post
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Schröder Drops Career-High 41 as Hawks Beat Jazz

The Utah Jazz had won 9 straight and the Atlanta Hawks had lost 6 straight coming into tonight’s game so something had to give between these two teams heading in very different directions. Utah has had the best defense in the league, and they put it on display against the Hawks on...
Via Soaring Down South
23 hours ago

Ex-Hawks employee sues, claims discrimination against whites

ATLANTA (AP) — A former Atlanta Hawks employee is accusing the professional basketball club of discriminating against white people and firing her after she complained. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Margo Kline filed a lawsuit Friday seeking punitive damages and a trial. The lawsuit says Hawks external affairs director David Lee, who is black, promoted a culture of discrimination...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Is Taurean Prince the Best Player on the Hawks?

Though the first few months of the season were filled with inconsistent, up-and-down performances, second-year wing Taurean Prince has transformed into the Atlanta Hawks’ most important and best player. The franchise has struggled mightily in the first year of a complete team rebuild...
Via Soaring Down South
1 day ago

This Day In Hawks History: March 19th

The Atlanta Hawks have had a storied history. Despite only one championship in the franchise’s 69 years of existence, the Hawks have had many incredible players and highlight moments from every season. March 19th saw moments of triumph, disappointment and absolute awe. In the 69 years...
Via Soaring Down South
2 days ago

Okaro White to sign 10-day deal with Cavaliers

The Cavaliers will sign forward Okaro White to a 10-day contract, tweets Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports.White, 25, started the season with the Heat, but played just six games before being traded to the Hawks and then waived last month. He appeared in 35 games for Miami last season and is averaging 2.9 points and 2.3 rebounds throughout his career.The Cavaliers needed to make a roster...
Via Hoops Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks’ Dennis Schroder shades ex-teammate Dwight Howard over poor effort

Dwight Howard is not exactly known for graceful departures, and that was proven true once again on Thursday.After Howard and the Charlotte Hornets defeated his former team, the Atlanta Hawks, by a score of 129-117, Hawks guard Dennis Schroder threw some shade at the former All-Star for his lack of consistent effort.“He plays always great against his former team,” said Schroder, according...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawks Catch Fire From Three In Second Half

The squad got hot from 3 in the third and fourth quarter. Check out some of the best.
Via YouTube
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawks Hold Annual Unity Community Day

Last week we teamed with United Way and the Thomasville Heights Boys & Girls Club as part of our Unity initiative!
Via YouTube
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bazemore to miss rest of season with bruised knee

The Atlanta Hawks will reportedly be without guard Kent Bazemore for the remainder of the season as he’s dealing with a bruised knee. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported this news on Monday afternoon. Bazemore hurt his knee landing awkwardly on it Sunday. He did not return to the game, and initial reports indicated he’s miss a couple of weeks. After further analysis on the injury...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: G League Regulars Step Up For Hawks

Three guys who have spent a significant amount of time in Erie this season, two-way players Josh Magette and Andrew White as well as 10-day contract signee Jaylen Morris, all played well in the second half of our game against the Pacers Friday night.
Via YouTube
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry makes NBA history from distance

Steph Curry is a bad, bad man. Especially from distance. But the NBA universe knows this. Curry knows this. And yet, he would still make history Friday night against the Atlanta Hawks. During the first quarter, he would knock down his 200th three-pointer of the NBA season. That makes it six seasons in which Curry has done this–consecutively.Ray Allen, who for now remains the all...
Via The Sports Post
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks to sign Jaylen Morris to 10-day contract

The Hawks will call up G League guard Jaylen Morris and sign him to a 10-day contract, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (Twitter link). According to Wojnarowski, the deal will be made official on Wednesday.Morris, a 6-5 guard who went undrafted out of Division II school Molloy College, had spent this season with the Erie BayHawks, Atlanta’s G League affiliate. In 39 games, he has...
Via Hoops Rumors
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks, Ersan Ilyasova nearing buyout

The Hawks are nearing an agreement on a buyout with veteran power forward Ersan Ilyasova, reports Sam Amick of USA Today (Twitter link). Assuming the buyout is finalized by March 1, Ilyasova would retain his postseason eligibility for a new team.Frequently mentioned as a probable trade candidate in the weeks leading up to this month’s deadline, Ilyasova ultimately stayed in Atlanta...
Via Hoops Rumors
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks should play younger talent to close season

As a disappointing 2017-18 season resumes for the Atlanta Hawks this week, management should have their plans for the rest of the season in place. For the sake of Atlanta’s long-term outlook, the plan should include playing their younger talent to close out the 2018 season. Granted, this is a euphemism for “tanking,” but Atlanta can still be very competitive while playing their prospects...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks fans who met at team’s Tinder Night to be married at Phillips Arena

The Atlanta Hawks announced on Valentine’s Day that two fans who fell in love after meeting at a team Tinder Night event a few years back will in fact be married at Phillips Arena in March. And the best part? The Hawks will foot the bill for the entire ceremony, as Hawks CEO Steve Koonin promised last year. Via the Hawks’ official site:The Atlanta Hawks have announced that ‘Swipe...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 15, 2018  |  Discuss

Hawks paying for wedding of couple who met at Swipe Right Night promotion

When the Atlanta Hawks held their “Swipe Right Night” in 2015, they certainly didn’t expect it to lead to a marriage. That is, however, exactly what has happened.Ben McCleskey and Avery Armstrong, who had their first date at the Tinder-themed promotional night in 2015, are getting married, and the Hawks have agreed to foot the bill.“Not in my wildest dreams did I think this would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 14, 2018  |  Discuss

Hawks' 'Tinder Night' leads to marriage, team to pay for wedding service

The Atlanta Hawks haven’t done much swiping right thus far this season. One might even say the team has failed in shooting its shot more often than others.None of this matters for a couple that met during Hawks "Tinder Night."Ben McCleskey and Avery Armstrong had their first date back in 2015 during the Hawks “Swipe Right Night.” Now, three years later, the couple is getting hitched...
Via SNIPdaily
February 14, 2018  |  Discuss

Watch: Jabari Parker dunks over two Hawks players at once

Posterizing dunks are contagious, and NBA fans are often left wanting more after witnessing one.Thanks to Jabari Parker, fans who attended Tuesday’s Hawks-Bucks game at BMO Harris Bradley Center got to witness two on the same play, essentially.It happened in the third quarter of the game, when the Bucks were looking to catch the Hawks off guard in transition. Parker received a pass...
Via The Sports Daily
February 13, 2018  |  Discuss

Marco Belinelli has great reason for choosing to sign with 76ers

Marco Belinelli has a great reason for choosing to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers upon reaching a buyout with the Atlanta Hawks.Asked on Monday why he picked Philly, Belinelli had a simple response: “trust the process.” Belinelli tweeted the same thing on Saturday when it was reported that Belinelli would be signing with Philly. Belinelli did not play on Monday but the Sixers defeated...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 12, 2018  |  Discuss

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